Marks & Spencer
|Type||Public limited company|
|Traded as||LSE: MKS|
FTSE 100 Component
|When it was created||1884|
Leeds, United Kingdom
|People who started it||Sir Michael Marks|
|Headquarters||London, United Kingdom|
|Key people||Archie Norman (Chairman)|
Steve Rowe (CEO)
|Money earned||£10.622 billion (2017)|
|Operating income||£690.6 million (2017)|
|Profit||£115.7 million (2017)|
Marks and Spencer plc (also known as M&S) is a major British retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
It specialises in the selling of clothing, home products and luxury food products. M&S was founded in 1884 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer in Leeds. It has 979 stores across the U.K. including 615 that only sell food products.
References[change | change source]
- "Annual Report 2017" (PDF). Marks & Spencer. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
- "M&S Key Facts". Retrieved 9 April 2017.
- "M&S launches underwear boutiques" (Business). United Kingdom: BBC. BBC. 23 October 2000. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
- Plummer, Robert (28 April 2017). "M&S online food delivery service will be no piece of cake". BBC News. Retrieved 28 April 2017.